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Rethinking borders through migration
Bridget Anderson
Bridget Anderson is Professor of Migration Mobilities and Citizenship, at the University of Bristol, and the Director of the Migration Mobility Bristol (MMB), having previously been Research Director at the Centre on Migration, Policy and Society (COMPAS) and Professor of Migration and Citizenship at the University of Oxford. Her work explores the relations between migration, race, and nation, historically and in the contemporary world, with a particular focus on precarity, labour market flexibilities and citizenship rights. Bridget Anderson is the author of Us and Them? The Dangerous Politics of Immigration Controls (Oxford University Press, 2013) and Doing the Dirty Work? The Global Politics of Domestic Labour (Zed Books, 2000).


Interview conducted via e-mail on September 17, 2021, by Carlota Moura Veiga*,
revised for publication in October 2021.
Also available in online version here.
Lecture by professor Bridget Anderson "Can we de-colonise ‘migration’?" available here


Series  OEm Conversations With 
Date  October 2021
Pages  8
ISSN  2183-718X (online)
DOI  10.15847/CIESOEMCW272021
Keywords  Migration, mobility, borders, citizenship.
Cite as  Moura Veiga, Carlota (2021), “Rethinking borders through migration: interview with Bridget Anderson”, OEm Conversations With, 27, Observatório da Emigração, CIES, Iscte, Instituto Universitário de Lisboa. DOI: 10.15847/CIESOEMCW272021


* Instituto Universitário de Lisboa (ISCTE-IUL), Centro de Investigação e Estudos de Sociologia (CIES-IUL), Lisboa, Portugal

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